Sherman's March to the Sea

Sherman's March to the Sea (HMNEP)

Location: Kingston, GA 30145 Bartow County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 14.117', W 84° 56.717'

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Near this site on November 7, 1864 General Sherman received orders from President Lincoln and General Grant to proceed with his plans to march his army from Atlanta to the sea. Thus, the infamous March to the Sea originated in Kingston. This action resulted in a new type of warfare known as total war, where cities, towns, farms, plantations, and civilians were considered targets to end the war.
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Placed ByEtowah Valley Historical Society
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 11:53am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 689238 N 3790153
Decimal Degrees34.23528333, -84.94528333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 14.117', W 84° 56.717'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 14' 7.02" N, 84° 56' 43.02" W
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Area Code(s)770, 706, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20 Elliott St, Kingston GA 30145, US
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